Cheap flights from Minneapolis (MSP) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Minneapolis (MSP) to California

All the information you need to plan the best MSP to LAX flight in 2021: compare Minneapolis to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Minneapolis to California?

August can be a great time to fly to California from Minneapolis with a flight ticket averaging about $190. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $62. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Minneapolis to California (MSP - CA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Minneapolis to California as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Minneapolis to California?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 18 days in advance to save up to 17% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 18 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Minneapolis to California 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $185, or $225 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to California in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MSP to California flights for October, November
15 Nov - 17 Nov
$62pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
30 Oct - 6 Dec
$77pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
6 Nov - 7 Nov
$78pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis St Paul to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Minneapolis found for this year
15 Nov - 17 Nov
$62pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
2 Dec - 6 Dec
$77pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
6 Nov - 7 Nov
$78pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Non-stop flights to California from Minneapolis

Save time with Minneapolis to California direct flight deals
15 Nov - 17 Nov
$62pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
2 Dec - 6 Dec
$77pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
6 Nov - 7 Nov
$78pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Last minute flights from Minneapolis to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Minneapolis, departing today and this week
31 Oct - 4 Nov
$78pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
31 Oct - 8 Nov
$79pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
4 Nov - 11 Nov
$97pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to California from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to California
8:47 am - 10:49 am
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
4h 02m
MSP - LAX
Allegiant Air
$35
mytrip.com
9:40 am - 11:38 am
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
3h 58m
MSP - LAX
Sun Country Air
3:30 am - 6:01 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
16h 31m
MSP - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$51
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Minneapolis to California

What airport do you fly from for flights from Minneapolis to California?

For a flight from Minneapolis to California, you will be flying from Minneapolis St Paul. Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) is just 7.3 mi from the center of the city.

Which airlines flying from Minneapolis St Paul to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Sun Country Air, Delta, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Minneapolis to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $62, but on average you can expect to pay $85.

Are there nonstop flights from Minneapolis to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minneapolis to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to California is less than $94.

Are there last-minute flights available from Minneapolis to California for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Minneapolis to California within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Minneapolis to California?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Minneapolis to California flight route?

The Minneapolis St Paul to California flight path was viewed by 963 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Minneapolis to California on average per day?

10 flight departures from Minneapolis to California per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 30% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 20% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Minneapolis to California?

There are many flights that can get you from Minneapolis to California in 3h 59m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, Frontier, or Sun Country Air to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 1541 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Minneapolis to California one-way?

$35 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Allegiant Air. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Spirit Airlines and Sun Country Air, with prices starting from $36 and $43, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Minneapolis to California?

The most popular airlines flying from Minneapolis to California are Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines and American Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Minneapolis to California?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Minneapolis to California are Delta (86%), Korean Air (85%) and Air France (83%).

What are the most popular routes from Minneapolis to California?

The most popular route from Minneapolis to California is Minneapolis St Paul - Los Angeles. You may also consider Minneapolis St Paul - San Diego or Minneapolis St Paul - San Francisco.

What are the cheapest flights from Minneapolis to California?

While on average a flight from Minneapolis to California is generally $514, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $54. When looking at the most popular route, (Minneapolis St Paul - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $62 for that flight.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from Minneapolis?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to California within the United States

Most visitors from Minneapolis St Paul need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter California.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Minneapolis St Paul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Minneapolis St Paul are not required to quarantine after entering California.

Do I need a test to fly back to Minneapolis from California?

Returning to Minneapolis St Paul from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Minneapolis St Paul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Minneapolis St Paul.

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Minneapolis to California.
Flight duration from MSP to California
3h 45m

Airports servicing Minneapolis

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Top 7 airlines flying from Minneapolis St Paul to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Minneapolis to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$62 $246 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$66 $215 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$73 $220 No cancel fee 83%
United Airlines
$77 $270 No cancel fee 69%
Frontier
$85 $198 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$88 $275 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$118 $367 No cancel fee N/A
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